Rainhill Rail Station to University Rail Station - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 2 hours 36 mins

Rainhill Rail Station to University Rail Station

Leave at 13:49 and arrive at 16:22
Journey time 02:33
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Northern Rail to Newton-le-Willows

  • Lea Green Rail Station
  • St Helens Junction Rail Station
  • Earlestown Rail Station
  • Newton-le-Willows Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Warrington Bank Quay

  • Earlestown Rail Station
  • Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Wolverhampton

  • Crewe Rail Station
  • Wolverhampton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Cross Country to Birmingham New Street

  • Birmingham New Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for West Midlands Trains to University

  • Five Ways Rail Station
  • University Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Rainhill Rail Station to University Rail Station

Leave at 14:08 and arrive at 16:50
Journey time 02:42
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Northern Rail to Liverpool Lime Street

  • Whiston Rail Station
  • Huyton Rail Station
  • Roby Rail Station
  • Broad Green Rail Station
  • Wavertree Technology Park Rail Station
  • Edge Hill Rail Station
  • Liverpool Lime Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Stafford

  • Runcorn Rail Station
  • Crewe Rail Station
  • Stafford Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for West Midlands Trains to Birmingham New Street

  • Penkridge Rail Station
  • Wolverhampton Rail Station
  • Birmingham New Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for West Midlands Trains to University

  • Five Ways Rail Station
  • University Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Rainhill Rail Station to University Rail Station

Leave at 14:48 and arrive at 17:22
Journey time 02:34
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Northern Rail to Newton-le-Willows

  • Lea Green Rail Station
  • St Helens Junction Rail Station
  • Earlestown Rail Station
  • Newton-le-Willows Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Warrington Bank Quay

  • Earlestown Rail Station
  • Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Wolverhampton

  • Crewe Rail Station
  • Wolverhampton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Cross Country to Birmingham New Street

  • Birmingham New Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for West Midlands Trains to University

  • Five Ways Rail Station
  • University Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: University Rail Station to Rainhill Rail Station


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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